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05 Mar

Poetry after John Clare and a talk on John Clare, with William Thompson and John Goodridge

Tuesday, 5th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£0.00 - £4.00
William Thompson grew up in and around Helpston, the birthplace of John Clare, a man referred to during his lifetime as the ‘Northamptonshire Peasant Poet’ [...]

A working class hero is something to be, with Gregor Gall

Wednesday, 6th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£0.00 - £4.00
In the summer of 2022, the little-known leader of a small union became a 'working-class hero'. Facing down media pundits who thought they could walk [...]

Jason Okundaye on Revolutionary Acts, love & brotherhood in Black gay Britain

Monday, 11th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£3.00 - £20.00
Jason Okundaye meets an elder generation of Black gay men and finds a spirited community full of courage, charisma and good humour, hungry to tell [...]

Discovering poetry from the East Midlands, with Teresa Forest

Tuesday, 12th March, 2024    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cafe Poetry is delighted to welcome local poet Teresa Forrest to our March meeting. As well as Teresa's work we will be sharing a variety [...]

Keep All the Parts & Relief Map, Five Leaves New Poetry launch with Roy Young and Jan Norton

Friday, 15th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£0.00
Please join us for the launch of the fifth and sixth pamphlets in our Five Leaves New Poetry series, which showcases the best emerging poets [...]

Afternoon tea with Silver Moon, and Jane Cholmeley FULLY BOOKED, SEE BELOW FOR WAITING LIST

This event is fully booked, please email us if you want to go on the waiting list for cancellations. We email all those who have [...]

Women volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, with Sarah Watling

Tuesday, 19th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£4.00
In the 1930s, women and men from across Britain, Europe and America made their way to Spain to be part of what they identified as [...]

In the deserts of the heart, the very late WH Auden, a lecture by Adrian Buckner

Wednesday, 20th March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£0.00 - £4.00
The Nottingham Poetry Society’s 3rd David Holliday Lecture Critiques of WH Auden’s poetry are often characterised by markers such as Early, Middle or Late Auden, [...]

Grace Blakeley on Vulture Capitalism

Thursday, 21st March, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£0.00 - £4.00
Free markets aren't really free. Record corporate profits don't trickle down to everyone else. And we aren't empowered to make our own choices. They're made [...]

Five Leaves Open Fiction Book Group discusses Colony by Audrey Magee

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE and the IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD He handed the easel to the boatman, reaching down the pier wall [...]
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